Where to cycle in France

Click on the map to search the regions for bike routes in France, cycling holidays, bike hire and lots of other inspiration for cycling in France.

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Surviving the Paris-Roubaix

Gerry Patterson has these tips for surviving the infamous cobbles of the Paris-Roubaix, the world's toughest one-day race

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Cycling accommodation review: The Nest, Les Gets

After a cold descent of Col de Joux Plane, Andy Hodges checked into The Nest at Les Gets.

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Cycling from the English Channel to the Med

Stephen Fox cycles from the English Channel to the Mediterranean, covering 593 miles over 13 days

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Cycling accommodation review: Alpine Velo Montalbert

Andy Hodges stayed at Alpine Velo's Montalbert chalet in the Tarentaise Valley on a recent trip through the French Alps.

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Bike hire in Montpellier

Chris posted a query on the site asking where he could find bicycle rental in Montpellier.

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Burgundy bike route – Circular day ride from Tonnerre

Becky Allen and Mark Goodson take canal towpaths and quiet back roads on this 78km circular route from Tonnerre, inspired by France's 'lavoirs', or public wash houses.

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Cycling B&B review: Astrofarm B&B, Confolens

I headed to Confolens to check out the bike-friendly Astrofarm B&B, which has budget cycling accommodation plus telescopes for stargazing.

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Guidebooks for Cycling in France

There's a guidebook for your pannier, no matter where you’d like to cycle in France. Here's what's on the shelves

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Cycling the Somme, France

Cycling is one of the most peaceful ways of visiting war memorials – Andrew Webster cycled the Somme

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Bike Routes in Bordeaux for a Family Cycling Holiday

Reader Q&A: Clark wrote to ask about routes for a family cycling holiday in Bordeaux. Here's our email exchange.

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